Gonzales, Kenneth J. was born in 1964 in Espanola, New Mexico, United States.
Juris Doctor, University New Mexico School Law.
Finance aid counselor University New Mexico, 1989—1991. Law clerk Sheehan, Sheehan, & Stelzner, P.A., Albuquerque, 1992, Hinkle, Cox, Eaton, Coffield & Hensley, Limited liability partnership, Albuquerque, 1993, Office University Counsel, University New Mexico, 1993—1994. Judicial law clerk to chief justice Joseph F. Baca New Mexico Supreme Court, 1994—1996.
Legislation assistant to Senator Jeff Bingaman United States Senate, Washington, 1996—1999. Assistant United States attorney District New Mexico United States Department Justice, Albuquerque, 1999—2010, United States attorney District New Mexico, since 2010. Judge advocate, captain United States Army Reserve, since 2001, active duty, senior trial counsel Operation Enduring Freedom United States Army, 2008-2009, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.